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17 new COVID-19 cases reported in New Mexico, bringing state total to 100

17 new COVID-19 cases reported in New Mexico, bringing state total to 100

Christina Rodriguez
Updated: March 25, 2020 06:36 AM
Created: March 23, 2020 06:24 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The state health department announced 17 additional positive cases for COVID-19 Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in New Mexico to 100.

The latest confirmed cases include:

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Bernalillo County

  • A female in her 40s
  • A male in his 40s
  • A female in her 50s
  • A male in his 70s
  • A male in his 80s

Doña Ana County

  • A male in his 20s
  • A male in his 30s
  • A male in his 60s

Cibola County

  • A female in her 50s

Curry County

  • A female in her 50s

McKinley County

  • A female in her teens

San Juan County

  • Two males in their 30s
  • A male in his 40s
  • A female in her 30s

Santa Fe County

  • A male in his 50s
  • A male in his 70s

As of Tuesday, nearly 7,000 people had been tested for COVID-19.

To see the number of positive cases in each county, click here.

A representative for the governor said a small number of the earliest positive patients are no longer symptomatic. They are working on getting KOB 4 more detailed information about patient recoveries.

The Department of Health reports that there is community spread. To prevent further spread, the governor issued stay-at-home instructions. New Mexicans are urged to stay at home and only go out when necessary. 

New Mexicans who are showing symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough, or shortness of breath, should call their health care provider or call the NMDOH hotline at 855-600-3453.

For the latest COVID-19 coverage, click here. To find local resources, click here


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